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Rumor: Leaked Killzone 3 concept art and details surface [UPDATE]

Friday, 21 May 2010 21:28 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Update 2: Here’s some scans from Gamepro over on AGB.

Update: Apparently, the latest issue of Gamepro has the goods on Killzone 3 and the game has jetpacks and can be played in 3D. Hit the jump.

According to a poster over on the GameSpot UK forums, here’s what’s in the mag:

  • Will show the Helghast have humanity left in them
  • Will have the feeling that “of being in a place far away from home, outnumbered by people who want to kill you.”
  • Will be like Inglorious Basterds.
  • All of the characters in the screenshots are flying in.. jetpacks?!
  • Will include arctic levels.
  • One mission in the game involves rescuing ISA Captain Narville.
  • Game is playable in 3D
  • Have to wear 3D glasses, apparently the 3D effects are “crazy.”
  • Combat is “unchanged from predecessor.”
  • Or is it? Hand to hand combat involves you “Unloading a string of different (and often brutal) attacks on stunned enemies.”
  • The scale is supposed to be “bigger this time.”
  • The Jetpacks are “surprisingly lightweight and agile, Killzone 3′s jetpack is easier to maneuver compared to the sluggish incarnations of the gadget found in other games.”
  • New weapon called the Wasp, basically shoots a “flurry of rockets” at an enemy.
  • Will show off the Helghast culture.
  • There is actually a Helghast language, which will be explored in the game.
  • Will have “diverse locales.”
  • Have to sit in the center of the 3D tv for the 3D effects to work.
  • 3D in this game is called a “Game Changer.”
  • Going to have “Intense Action”
  • Jetpacks double as a weapon, which basically means a machine gun mounted right on top of it.
  • If you shoot Helghast with jetpacks, they’ll “explode like roman candles”
  • To control the jetpack, you “have to activate bursts of speed in midair, propelling yourself across further distances.”
  • The Jetpack resembles something you’d do in platformers such as Super Mario Bros. Or Uncharted
  • In one mission, you have to use the jetpack by “launching yourself from glacier to glacier”
    You’ll see “a lot of” snow levels.
  • Everything is more spread out in this game.
  • The game looks very complete.

Fucking hell, Sony. Sounds like your secret keepers need a spanking.

Via: The SixthAxis.

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Original: Some artwork that looks very Killzone-ish, and is supposedly from Killzone 3 has “leaked” onto the nets.

It was spotted over on Finnish website Konsolifin by AGB.

While Sony has been very coy about everything Killzone 3, there’s reason to hope that the game “may” make an appearance at E3 – especially after Jack Tretton’s statement that GDC was “only the frosting on the cake,” and Sony’s “saving the batter for E3. We will absolutely bring the heat”.

While he never said when it was coming, Tretton did promise Killzone 3 for sometime or another.

We’ll send a mail and ask if this is genuine or not.

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48 Comments

  1. Razor

    Some think it’s Lost Planet 2.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Erthazus

    God, if they again going to use that green pallete…

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Neolucifer

    i actually hope they use their usual palettes of colors and stick to their artstyle … fps are legion , so variety should exist for them

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Erthazus

    @3 I have no problems with the pallete, of course if they will stop using it to hide shitty textures…

    #4 5 years ago
  5. onlineatron

    Kill Rico

    Less swearing

    More interesting story

    I’m in.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Shifty

    lol kill zone 2.5 same old shit no graphical improvement same old grey color graphics.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Alakratt

    WTF…OMFG!!!!!

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Razor

    @6

    A bit like all three of the Gears games then, huh?

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Gekidami

    Snow, so thats one part of what was heard true.

    This was posted on some forums back in march:

    “2 days ago I was able to play Killzone 3 behind closed doors in Amsterdam and have to say that it looks crazy.

    The graphics are still based on the same engine as its predecessor, but was immensely improved.
    While the playable areas of the second part of the series were pretty linear, we can assume that there will be wider areas like those of Battlefield BC 2.
    What impressed me the most in the 30 minutes were the snow effects. It just looks fantastic how the snow lays down on the weapon and melts when shooting – and all that in 3D!
    To be honest, I was a bit sceptical but KZ3 looks phenomenal in 3D, the explosions, the rain and the snow seem to be so real, that hollywood blockbusters like Avatar pale in comparison.
    According to Guerilla each exemplar will be shipped with 2 killzone-styled 3D glasses.
    I can’t say anything about the controls, because Sony didn’t show anything about them, but KZ3 is targeted to be played with a generic controller or the Arc.

    P.s. You should all mark your calendars for March 13th”

    Nothing happened on the 13th of march so it didnt seem credible but thats looking abit different now.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Neolucifer

    @6

    Ahhh the perpetual negative twist from bashers . This would only be a problem if games with better graphics actually existed and were numerous .

    Funny thing is every potential candidates right now are still “upcoming”

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Erthazus

    @10 Crysis, Uncharted 2, God Of War 3, ArmA 2

    I don’t see at this scan a little bit of improvement, i see now bad textures on models.
    and i don’t remember Killzone 2 to have super graphics. I remember green pallete and good cut scenes and a proper use of Cell Processor with motion. Thats it.

    PS: and don’t feed Shifty he is from N4G or something.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. El_MUERkO

    I liked Killzone 2 a lot, though I found when I ranked up in the multiplayer it became repetitive. Still, looking forward to 3 :)

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Erthazus

    I wonder, how they made a game with time less then one year? It’s just raises the question of the quality of that title.
    Sure, release date is next year in April, but they already saying that the game is complete.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Gekidami

    Once the engine is there anything is possible. Look at Uncharted 2.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. AHA-Lambda

    wait why on earth is this being shown before E3? Sony what are you doing!?!

    “Will be like Inglorious Basterds.”

    OH FFS!!

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Gekidami

    Because they wanted the mag to have a feature on the game for the month of E3. Not really much they can do if the mag happens to come out before the actual event.
    The alternative would be to only show the stuff at their E3 show and only let the media release stuff about it the month after when E3 is done and dusted which isnt a very good deal for monthly paper mags.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Bleak Harvest

    Colour me very excited. The whole 3D thing is wasted on me, though.

    I will say that the “Will show off the Helghast culture” information makes me happy — the biggest waste of Killzone 2 was how little they explored their own lore for the universe they had built. Graphically, it looks almost identical to Killzone 2, but that’s still not a bad thing. Killzone 2 outstripped every competitor in terms of graphic fidelity…. albeit it kind of wasted with the colour palette. And the fact they say it controls the same makes me even happier! People bitched about it, but I personally enjoyed the weighty feel. Looking forward to the trailer!

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Erthazus

    @Geki, they made Uncharted 2 for 1 year and 6 months but improvements were just faptastic.

    Scans really show the same game if you ask me, maybe in motion it is different, but i don’t see Guerilla making something close to GOTY.

    I want to be wrong.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. ninjanutta

    you really beleive the game is complete and not being released for another year?? sounds a bit fucking stupid,they already got the engine made so that would save loads of time but im very much doubting its complete,still,whatever happens,ive got every confidence that they will nail KZ 3 just like they did with 2

    #19 5 years ago
  20. ExclusivesMostly

    I can’t wait for KZ3. Oh and Sony is doing these supposed leaks on purpose. First LBP2 now KZ3. I mean the Gamepro mag (July issue) will be on store selves June 1 and Sony’s press conference is like two weeks later on the 15th. Think about it.

    http://www.joystiq.com/2010/05/21/killzone-3-revealed-in-next-gamepro-and-its-3-d/

    #20 5 years ago
  21. The Hindle

    I like how some people are mistaking this for concept art its in game stuff lol it looks fucking amazing.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Shifty

    KZ3 is a joke only poor ps3 owners would hype a game like KZ3. Halo Killer lol.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Gekidami

    Trolls gotta troll, right?

    #23 5 years ago
  24. The Hindle

    It does make me wonder now that LBP 2 and Kz 3 have been announced before E3 what are Sony going to show? I hope they dont focus on Move.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Erthazus

    @19 Engine is not everything. You can also upgrade your engine. But to upgrade engine you need time and serious testing. I really need to see that in motion. They made this pretty quick.

    @24

    Motorstorm 3
    Resistance 3
    Infamous 2
    Agent
    The Last guardian Gameplay finally (!)
    SOCOM 4
    Gran turismo 5
    Starhawk
    Final FAntasy Versus XIII

    I think they have a lot to show even without new game announcements. They have already so much, that they can not even bother and show something at E3, something at Gamescom and something at TGS.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. xino

    so Killzone 4 will be released for PS4

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Dralen

    Lol, half the Xbox games that are released are updates. Gears is a prime example of that.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. ExclusivesMostly

    @Shifty: Go f*** yourself. One fanboy comment is tolerable but anymore than that is unacceptable (#6 & #22). This is VG247 Dammit, where all Great Games Get time to shine regardless of what system they’re on!

    #28 5 years ago
  29. bugmenot

    remember this list?
    http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=244674
    its all coming true!

    #29 5 years ago
  30. Gekidami

    Heh, Mass Effect 3 (atleast at this years Sony conference), God Of War 3: Afterfall and Fahrenheit 2 wont be happening, the rest was already pretty much confirmed to be in development before that list was released.

    #30 5 years ago
  31. Herlock

    @bugmenot
    This list is a fake, its just guessing…

    #31 5 years ago
  32. DJ Deathstar

    Well its already known that the twisted metal title in the list isn’t happening and i can’t see Mass Effect 3 being at the sony conference, and not sure Fahrenheit 2 would be far eough along to show. Haha love it how Erthazus listed games that will prob be shown at E3 and then Dralen says that half of xbox games are updates, i mean come on both consoles are pretty much like that

    #32 5 years ago
  33. Erthazus

    @29 this list is fake.

    @32 Well, The Hindle was wondering what to expect from sony’s E3, so this is probably it (i mean that list of games)

    #33 5 years ago
  34. frostquake

    As long as you don’t have to play in 3D will be a day one purchase for me!

    #34 5 years ago
  35. Lazerate

    yes kz3 cant wait, lol if u dnt like it f*$k off and dont buy it.Its like u guys want it to be another shitty ass call of duty game 2 hour campaign and a lag/hackfest online.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. itsucks

    looks like the second one… kizone 2.5-5 = 2 the hell, it’s like they don’t even try, lol

    #36 5 years ago
  37. AHA-Lambda

    gotta say the 3d sounds awesome (and i hate 3d stuff) but i wont be using it and certainly the majority wont be either

    #37 5 years ago
  38. Erthazus

    @37 Not true. Majority of gamers Will use it.
    After playing few games in 3D on my PC i can’t go back. 3D is absolutely awesome. Even shitty games in 3D (that have no artifacts) looks great.

    3D is the absolute future. Soon every TV will have that feature.

    #38 5 years ago
  39. Robo_1

    @28

    Word!

    Totally looking forward to this, I imagine we’ll be getting live demo’s at E3, I don’t think they’ll be going down the target render road again. :)

    #39 5 years ago
  40. Johnny Cullen

    Killzone 2 was, if I probably can’t remember playing any more shooters last year, the best shooter of 09 for me.

    It had its flaws, yes (Rico = scum), but I loved it.

    #40 5 years ago
  41. Isaaclarke37

    Two titan games on two titan consoles.
    That is more than wicked.
    Can’t wait.

    #41 5 years ago
  42. theevilaires

    Why are only Sony games being leaked? Is M$ paying these mags to leak these things before E3 to put out Sony’s fire.

    #42 5 years ago
  43. Patrick Garratt

    Bloody hell.

    #43 5 years ago
  44. Gekidami

    @TEA, its hardly a leak seeing as Sony probably knew that the mag would be released before their E3 event just like they planned the LBP2 embargo to be lifted well before june.
    It seems that Sony just want to show this stuff now.

    #44 5 years ago
  45. Dralen

    I’m not sure how some of you are judging the graphics based on these scans, the quality of the scans aren’t that great. When we get some proper high res screens after E3 then you can pass your judgement.

    #45 5 years ago
  46. Gekidami

    You can see the scans alot clearer and fuller here:
    http://profile.imageshack.us/user/Korialstrasz?n=y

    (Got off this guys thread over at GT here:
    http://forums.gametrailers.com/thread/killzone-3–environment-destru/1070097 )

    #46 5 years ago
  47. AHA-Lambda

    possible release date of may 2011

    http://forums.gametrailers.com/thread/—killzone-3—-all-infos-plu/1070432

    more info inside

    #47 5 years ago
  48. Gekidami

    ^ I was just looking at that. Apparently its from the same guy that posted what i quoted in comment 9 up there.

    #48 5 years ago

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    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

    Bloodborne has been available for almost two days now in North America, and already players are posting interesting clips and character customization choices for the game. Below are interesting takes on creating a character and videos of a frustrating death and another full of blood coming from a very painful place – monster or not. […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

    In another episode in the the ongoing kerfuffle between Hideo Kojima and Konami, the publisher has suspended the Kojima Station web show. Recent tweets from the newly created Japanese Metal Gear Solid account confirm that Kojima Station will not be broadcast tomorrow, but would not provide a date for the next episode. The Tweets were […]

  • Watch Battle Royale for free this weekend on Xbox Live

    Square Enix is celebrating the launch of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD by offering Xbox Live members in the UK a free rental of Battle Royale. Starting Saturday, March 28 and through Sunday, March 29, Xbox Live members in the UK will be able to rent Battle Royale through the Xbox Video Store, for free. The […]

  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

    Bloodborne is both like and unlike the Souls games. Brenna descends into Yharnam with reluctance and trepidation. Need help succeeding in Bloodborne? You need our Bloodborne walkthrough and boss guide. Bloodborne isn’t Demon’s Souls or Dark Souls. Let’s get that out of the way right off. I enjoyed both Dark Souls games, but it was […]